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China Merchants inaugurates roro joint venture with Guangzhou Automobile

China Merchants Group has officially launched a new roro shipping joint venture with Guangzhou Automobile (GAC).

The joint venture is set up in Guangzhou, a major roro logistics hub in south China.

China Merchants announced the plan to set up the joint venture in June. The new company Guangzhou China Merchants RoRo Transporation is 70% owned by China Merchants subsidiary CSC RoRo Logistics and 30% owned by GAC.

Earlier this year, CSC RoRo Logistics placed an order at China Merchants Heavy Industry (Jiangsu) for the construction of two 3,800 ceu car carriers.

CSC RoRo Logistics currently owns a fleet of 10 car carriers.

 

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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